DEMOCRATS: Pennsylvania's Guerrilla War

Stumping the hardscrabble ethnic precincts and the fashionable ballrooms of Pennsylvania, the three most active Democratic candidates last week at times seemed peckish and anxious. All have drastically had to chop their spending and personally phone likely contributors for more aid. Congress had put them in the bind by unconscionably taking off for an Easter recess before a law reviving federal campaign subsidies could be passed (TIME, April 12). And all three were worried that they faced varying degrees of loss in the state.

Morris Udall, whose candidacy may not survive another...